News for Wednesday, September 8, 2010

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On display

Bob Overstreet and Susan Wahl prepare for the third annual Artful Harvest Juried Art Exhibit sponsored by Southern Heartland Arts.

Denny Dobbs Park to open Saturday

COVINGTON -- A ribbon-cutting ceremony will take place at Denny Dobbs Park on Friday, and the park will open to the public Saturday.

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Portion of highway dedicated to Varners

COVINGTON -- A father and son who each provided leadership to Newton County were honored with a lasting memorial at Tuesday night's Board of Commissioners meeting.

Baby found wandering parking lot

COVINGTON -- The Newton County Sheriff's Office was summoned to a Chevron gas station on Ga. Highway 142 in Newborn by a complainant who found a 1-year-old child wandering unattended in the parking lot Saturday night.

State, local leaders speak at Cousins

COVINGTON -- Eighth-graders at Cousins Middle School learned a little more about their state and local governments this week.

7th annual Literacy Fest set for this weekend

COVINGTON -- After Saturday's Fuzz Run, residents are invited to the seventh annual Newton County Literacy Festival.

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